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Lake in the Hills police to run Citizens Police Academy

By NORTHWEST HERALD

LAKE IN THE HILLS – On Jan. 21, the Lake in the Hills Police Department will host its 37th Citizens Police Academy.

The Citizens Police Academy will run for 10 weeks, with sessions from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. each Monday.

The course topics will provide an overview of the aspects of Lake in the Hills police work.

Some topics covered are crime scene investigation, firearms, law overview, and gangs and community relations.

In some of the classes, the citizens will be able to participate in the various practical exercises.

The aim is to increase residents’ awareness of what the department does, creating a better understanding and working relationship between the community and the police department.

The course will be taught at the Lake in the Hills Police station, with the exception of classes that require field locations. Instructors for the course will be members of the Lake in the Hills Police Department.

Participants must be at least 18 years old, be willing to commit to one three-hour class each week, be able to deal with material that may be graphic at times, and not have any felony convictions or misdemeanor convictions that put the moral character of the applicant in question.

An application can be obtained at the police department or online at www.lith.org/police.

For information, call the Community Relations Division at 847-658-5676.Police academy to run for 10 weeks in LITH

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills Police Department will host its 37th Citizens Police Academy – to run 10 weeks beginning Jan. 12, with sessions on Mondays from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

It will be an overview of police work: crime scene investigation, firearms, law overview, and gangs and community relations. Applications are at the department or online at www.lith.org/police. For information, call 847-658-5676.

– Northwest Herald

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